Monday, May 29, 2023

Educational institutions organise various programmes

As part of the academic curriculum and extracurricular activities, educational institutions and other organisations organised various programmes for the students, faculty and non-teaching staff.
SSP: Sainik School Punglwa celebrated its 16th Founder’s Day on May 13 with great fervour, with YSM, SM, Deputy Inspector General, ARTC Sukhovi, Brig S K Sheoran as the chief guest. The event began with the lighting of the lamp of knowledge and the release of half yearly newsletter of the school.
In his address, the chief guest stressed upon the indispensable role of the parents, teachers and students in bringing out quality education. He advised the students to be sincere and know the value of time. Brig Sheoran also iterated that they should have a clear goal, dream big and work hard in order to achieve success. He later gave away awards in various categories to students.
DBHSS: An awareness programme on HIV & AIDS for the students of Classes 8 to12 was organised by Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Kohima on May 12 with SPO and state nodal officer, national AYUSH Mission, Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Seyiekhrietuo John as the guest speaker.
Exhorting the students, Dr. John explained how HIV spread and what students must do not to be victims of HIV and AIDS. He asked the students not to be scared of the disease and guided them on the Dos and Don’ts of HIV and AIDs, stating that having a good knowledge about it would able students to enjoy robust health and excel in their studies. Dr. John also emphasized on the implications and challenges faced by people living with HIV and AIDS, and urged the students to be more compassionate and learn not to look down or discriminate people living with it.
He also awarded the prize of certificate to the winners of the various competitions of held on painting, drawing and poetry composition to promote students’ awareness on HIV and AIDS with the theme: “Love is the answer” to all ailments in life including HIV/AIDS.
SJC (A): With a view to protect public health and spread awareness on tobacco consumption, an awareness programme on ill-effects of tobacco consumption was organised by the NSS Unit of St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Jakhama in collaboration with National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) on May 12 at Government High School, Jakhama. During the programme, a detailed power point presentation was presented to the students by the resource person, district nodal officer, Dr. I. Simon Sumi. PO NSS SJC (A), Kelengol Neikha also talked about the ill-effects of tobacco consumption and encouraged the students to say “No” to tobacco and say “Yes” to life.
In a separate event, the Alumni Association of SJC (A) Jakhama organised a career guidance for the 4th Semester PG and 6th Semester UG, on the theme, “Gearing up towards a Better Tomorrow: Are You Ready to Take the Next Step?” on May 12 at the College Indoor Stadium. Resource person, project coordinator and International Business Machine Corporation-STEM, Youthnet, Zhozoto Nakro highlighted on the various career choices for the students and their impact on life. He also shared the different stages of Career development and guided the students to identify steps to achieving them.
FAC: One-day workshop on work ethics for non-teaching staff was organised by Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung on May 12 with retired principal of Dimapur Government College, Akok Walling and Mokokchung Town Baptist Arogo Pastor, Rev. Sentimeren Jamir as the resource persons.
In the first session, Akok Walling spoke about the principles of work ethics and four principles which includes working for livelihood, working out of interest, working to serve and work as a calling. He stated that when people work out of interest, work to serve and when people work as a calling, it bears real fruit. He also encouraged the staffs to become individuals whom people can trust.
In the second session, Rev. Sentimeren spoke about work ethics from a biblical perspective. Each session was followed by discussion hour.
SET-NU: One-day workshop on “Demystifying Web3: Understanding the Next Generation of Internet Technologies” was organised by the School of Engineering & Technology, Nagaland University (SET-NU) Dimapur campus in collaboration with Digital Notice Media Labs on May 11 at the Conference Hall of SET-NU Dimapur campus. Resource persons of the workshop, Subhasish Goswami, a blockchain developer working in Blockswap Labs, and Nava Baro, Communications head of GBA India, shared their expertise on topics such as decentralized finance, NFTs, Blockchain, and the future of web3 technologies. During the event, Web3 Nagaland was launched to promote awareness and adoption of Web3 technologies in the north eastern region.
CEC: C-Edge College (CEC) held its 9th commencement day on May 11 at G.K Auditorium with publisher of The Morung Express, Dr. Akum Longchari as the commencement speaker. In his commencement speech, Dr. Longchari applauded the faculty and staff of C-Edge College for its commitment to aspire and pursue a vision for social transformation and its dedication to imparting quality education. Mentioning the current situation in Manipur, Dr. Longchari stressed on how the crisis in Manipur must provoke individuals to a process of self-reflection, self-questioning, self-defining and self-transformation to enable an examined and purposeful life. Dr. Longchari also urged the graduating students to boldly dream dreams, to aspire to be different and to make a difference.
MC: Modern College, Piphema on May 12 bid “vale” to the class of 2020-23. The outgoing students were exhorted by the principal, Dr. Vitsou Yano with the message of always keeping a positive outlook at life and looking at things differently. Both the staff and students took active participation in the programme.
PGC: Peren Government College, Peren held its 35th parting social programme under the theme, “Paradise Awaits” on May 12 at the College Hall. In his speech, PGC principal, Dr. Phyobenthung exhorted the out-going students not to lose track of their endeavour and encouraged them to give their best to attain their goal in life.
SMHSS: St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School celebrated the 162nd Jayanti of Rabindranth Tagore on May 12 by organising a special programme where children recited his famous poems and a special dance in his homage was also showcased.
NPC: Norman Putsure College conducted its first parents, management and faculty meet on May 12 at the College Auditorium. The college said the meet was organised to give the parents an insight into the academic progress of their children and also to present a comprehensive account of the curricular and co-curricular activities that took place during the current 2022-2023 session.
HCS: As part of community outreach programme, Children’s Parliament of Holy Child School, Dimapur under the aegis of Development Association of Nagaland (DAN) visited East Block, Burma Camp on May 13 and distributed relief to the families affected by the fire accident which occurred in the month of April.

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